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The Live Blog: February 14, 2017

Since rolling out Facebook Live, we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key cultural moments. We’ve been inspired by the creativity we’ve seen, and with this weekly series, we’ll highlight some interesting Facebook Lives from the past week.

Here are 10 standout live videos:

 1. The Salt Lake Tribune went live at Congressman Jason Chaffetz’s lively town hall at Brighton High School in Utah.


2. Robert Downey Jr. took a break from the set of Avengers: Infinity Wars to announce additions to the cast to fans first on Facebook Live.


3. CNN live streamed the oral arguments in the federal challenge to President Trump’s executive order on immigration.


4. Shaquille O’Neal went live from LSU as he shot hoops in the gym where his college legend was born.


5. MusiCares used Live from the red carpet of their Person of the Year gala and integrated the Facebook Donate Button, allowing fans at home to support the nonprofit.


6. CBS went live from the Pre-GRAMMY Gala red carpet with The Insider’s Keltie Knight.


7. Football star Sergio Ramos went live for a Q&A to celebrate the personal milestone of playing 500 matches for Real Madrid.


8. John Legend revealed he’s bringing daughter Luna on his Darkness And Light tour during a Facebook Live with fans.


9. The San Francisco Giants went live from media day, as standouts such as Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, and Brandon Belt looked ahead to Spring Training and answered questions from fans.


10. The Recording Academy and Pentatonix used Live 360 from the GRAMMYs red carpet to play a game of “Celebrity.”